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Student Life Hacks: UoN Edition

Starting Uni (even one as pretty as Notts) can be slightly scary. So, I thought I’d list some Student Hacks, all tried and tested by yours truly, that make life now that you’re an officially a UoN student even easier! 4 Hacks for Saving Money While your student loan may seem like a lot, you’ll …

Taking care of yourself at university

There’s no doubt that university can be a pretty overwhelming experience for many new students. Late nights, exam stress, constant socialising; the latter, being a certified introvert, can often become my arch-nemesis. And, as a result, you may end up sacrificing your mental and physical health if you aren’t sure how to properly take care …

Sport and Your Welfare

For the past few years, a big priority of the University of Nottingham Sport department has been promoting awareness of disability sport and mental health in sport. Personally I have been deeply involved in this movement with the club closest to my heart, Equestrian, being at the forefront.   Engage UoN Sport’s moto is Engage, …

The truth about studying at Nottingham with a mental health condition

With all the excitement of results day over and your place confirmed, you may be worrying about what studying at the University of Nottingham is really like. Especially if, like me, you suffer from a mental health condition. So I’ve prepared this blog listing some of the wonderful support services – many of which have …

How to make your Freshers’ week Instagram worthy

by Student Life blogger Lucy As reluctant as I am to say it, I am somewhat addicted to social media. Despite my best attempts to #liveinthemoment, I still find myself getting my phone out before to record my experiences. If you, like me, love to, or are planning on, making your Instagram a visual diary …

Public Transport: Your New Best Friend

Nottingham is a great city to live in and as a person who does not drive the amazing public transport links are a massive perk. In 1st year it is definitely not worth bringing a car to university as in halls you are very close to all of your lectures and it is difficult to …

Everything you need to know about coming to uni

You did it! 🙌 You’ve got your grades, your place and the countdown to moving day has started. But there’s so much information you need to know and you may feel a bit like this ⬇️ via GIPHY It’s ok, we’ve gathered together the most important things you need to know. Share your joy using #UoNFreshers …

Being LGBT+ at uni

Nottingham is a fantastic and diverse city and the University of Nottingham is home to people from all over the world. We’re proud of our community and we want everyone to feel safe and accepted here. We have a thriving and supportive LGBT+ network, ready to help new students settle in and feel at home. Here’s …

How to stay healthy at uni

Your first term at uni doesn’t have to include Freshers’ flu! The University of Nottingham Health Service (UNHS) have put together some advice to help you stay fit and healthy when you join us as a student. Before you arrive Bring a small well stocked first aid kit with you that includes: Simple analgesia – such as Paracetamol or Ibuprofen …

3 things that you’re probably worried about but will actually be ok

With all the excitement of results day over and your place at the University of Nottingham confirmed, you may be worrying over all the little things that could (but most likely won’t) go wrong before starting University. As someone from a small rural town in Norfolk it’s safe to say I was pretty anxious about …